Clayton Homes & Real Estate

Search the newest Clayton homes for sale below! Clayton is in Johnston County, North Carolina, a city with 21,000 residents. The community enjoys easy proximity to Raleigh and the Triangle Area via Interstate 40. When looking to buy a home in Clayton, real estate options include new constructions as well as homes in established neighborhoods located close to schools, shopping, and amenities like scenic golf courses, public parks, and a system of trails. For additional information about Clayton properties for sale or to organize a home showing, contact your local real estate experts today. Read more about Clayton real estate.

Homes For Sale in Clayton NC

Clayton Real Estate Statistics December 5, 2022
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Clayton Real Estate Market

Home prices run from the low $100’s to more than $1 million for mansion-style homes set on large lo and featuring expansive interiors. In the subdivision of The Falls at Norwood, a home with 7,100 square feet, 4 bedrooms, and 7 bathrooms can list in the upper $800’s, while a traditional two-story construction in the Magnolia Village neighborhood lists in the low $200’s for 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and about 1,800 square feet of living space.

Architectural styles throughout Clayton vary, but include the classic ranch home plus designs influenced by the colonial, Craftsman, farmhouse, and cottage styles. Modern traditional/classic constructions also can be found, often in Clayton’s newer subdivisions. Some with real estate listings for new or custom homes are Belmont Farms where constructions are built by Robinson Homes, the Knolls at the Neuse with new builds by Cumberland Homes and Watermark Homes, and Price Pond with homes by Weaver and Watermark. Other new subdivisions include Cullen’s Creek, Wallbourne, and Carsons Creek that’s located just off Covered Bridge Road.

Flowers Plantation is another subdivision to consider when looking to purchase real estate in Clayton. It’s located off State Road 42, not far from downtown and just north of the Neuse Golf Club. Home prices in this neighborhood range from the upper $100’s to mid $500’s and include low-maintenance townhomes and single-family houses. The resort-style community has several amenities including two pools, a Clubhouse, fitness center, cafe, spa, and walking trails.

Clayton Community Amenities

Clayton's residents enjoy easy proximity to the amenities of the Triangle area, from the universities to diverse businesses and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). From the heart of Clayton it’s less than 40 miles to the airport. It’s about 10 miles to Garner and only six miles to nearby Auburn. Highways include Interstate 40 and U.S. highway 70. Business 70 runs through Clayton, a major route that’s home to restaurants, grocery stores, service businesses and both local and nationally-known retailers. Visit Downtown Clayton for an array of businesses, from salons to florists, boutiques, specialty shops, and places to eat. There is ample parking for the walkable downtown that hosts various events every year, including the Clayton Harvest Festival. The festival has been a city staple for more than 60 years.

Throughout the city, public parks offers areas for outdoor fun. The disc golf course and dog park are at the East Clayton Park located on Glen Laurel Road. Visitors and residents alike can explore the Clayton Sculpture Trail and enjoy a performance at the 600-seat Clayton Center auditorium. The city’s greenways and trail system offer miles for hiking and biking. The Clayton River Walk on the Neuse even connects all the way to Falls Lake Dam in Raleigh, a 30-mile trek.

Clayton Local Highlights

  • As one of Raleigh's most popular suburbs, Clayton's population has experienced massive growth, tripling since the year 2000.
  • Known for its plentiful community events, residents can expect fairs, carnivals, and live music in Downtown Clayton all year-long.
  • Home to The Clayton Center, which plays host to a large variety of special events throughout the year, from concerts to weddings.
  • If you're looking for even more amenities, both Raleigh and the town of Smithfield are just minutes away from Clayton.

Clayton School Information

Residents with children may choose to take advantage of the Johnston County Public School District. It serves approximately 37,000 children from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Public schools in this district include but are not limited to the Clayton Middle and High Schools as well as Cleveland Elementary and Cooper Academy on Mial Street.

Home buyers seeking the amenities of a city but within a smaller community, can find several options in Clayton, North Carolina. Clayton offers a wide selection of neighborhoods located close to highways, amenities, schools, and businesses. The real estate market in Clayton varies but features townhomes, single-family homes, and lots for sale to build a custom home.

Clayton Real Estate Agents

Want to buy or sell a Clayton home? Allow our local real estate specialists to help you through the purchase of your next Clayton property or expertly negotiate the sale of your current residence. As local real estate agents, we're experts on the dynamics unique to the Clayton real estate market.

Connect with Triangle Real Estate Group at ERA Live Moore to learn more about Clayton buyer or seller representation, or head to our comparative market analysis page to learn more about the possible resale value of your home!

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